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Gordon Childs papers on the Viola d'Amore

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 8507
Scope and Contents Contains materials pertaining to Gordon Childs’ research on, experience with, and study of, the viola d’amore. It includes his personal collection of viola d'amore music, his research on the viola d'amore, and other materials related to well-known contemporary viola d’amore players and composers. Dated 1602-2014 with the bulk being from 1935-1997.
Dates: Publication: 1602-2014; Publication: Majority of material found within 1935-1997

Episcopalis cathedrae Albanen

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 479
Scope and Contents The manuscript is the lives of the bishops of Albano from the foundation of the See in 309 AD to the year 1699. Also includes are a few notes related to the construction of a cathedral in Albano Laziale. A few problems with the decoration are mentioned.
Dates: 1699

Saint Francis de Sales papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 447
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence, a list, and licenses, including one printed form with handwritten notations. The letters are by Francis, Pierre Francois Faius (Vicar-general of the Geneva diocese), Charles Auguste de Sales (Francis' nephew and successor as Bishop of Geneva), and Antoine Favre (a friend of Francis). Also included is a typewritten biography of Francis.
Dates: 1610-1652

Vita de Francesco Ferrucci

 Collection
Identifier: Vault MSS 483
Scope and Contents This manuscript was written on small folio paper, and probably bound in the early 17th century in Italian limp boards. The text is written in a large cursive roughly 29 lines to a page. It is an anonymous and probably an unknown biography of Francesco Ferrucci, the Florentine merchant, farmer, and condottiere, who was killed in 1530 in the defense of Florence against the returning Medici. This work was probably that of a contemporary who was likely an eye-witness to much that he described;...
Dates: 1550

Bernard Zaslav papers on the viola

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 8301
Scope and Contents This collection contains Bernard Zaslav's papers on the viola which consist of solo and chamber music scores, his own compositions and arrangements, and correspondence with other musicians. The collection also includes photographs and other promotional material for his performing groups. Dated approximately 1770-2014 with the bulk of the materials being from approximately 1900-2014.
Dates: Publication: approximately 1770-2014; Publication: Majority of material found within 1900-2014

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